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January 23 - 29, 2017
Victoria Continues on Masterpiece
Victoria Episode 3
The exciting first season of new period drama Victoria continues this Sunday on Masterpiece. This week, Albert pays a visit against the queen's wishes and meets royal disdain. Where could it possibly lead? Meanwhile, the mystery of Miss Skerrett's past deepens.

Victoria airs Sunday, January 29 at 9pm WETA TV 26 and WETA HD.

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American Experience: Rachel Carson
Rachel Carson: American Experience
American Experience spotlights the scientist whose groundbreaking writings revolutionized our relationship to the natural world. Mary-Louise Parker is the voice of Rachel Carson in this moving and intimate portrait.

Rachel Carson: American Experience airs Tuesday, January 24 at 8pm on WETA TV 26 and WETA HD.

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Learn more on Boundary Stones: Rachel Carson in Silver Spring →

Explore the Secrets of Henry VIII's Six Wives
Secrets of the Six Wives
Historian Lucy Worsley spotlights some of the most dramatic moments in the lives of Henry VIII's six wives in this series. In the second episode, "Beheaded, Dead," Henry breaks with the Roman Church to marry Anne, but as Worsley notes, he grows tired of her and falls for Jane Seymour. Anne's fate is sealed; she is executed and Henry immediately marries Jane, who dies soon after she gives birth to a son. 

Secrets of the Six Wives airs Sunday, January 29 at 10pm on WETA TV 26 and WETA HD.

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Not THAT DC: Visit the Maryland Renaissance Festival →

Meet a Sloth Named Velcro on Nature
Sloth Named Velcro
Filmed in Panama, Costa Rica and Colombia, this Nature film presents the story of friendship between a journalist and the sloth she named Velcro, and follows a network of people working to learn more about sloths in order to protect them. 

Nature airs Wednesday, January 25 at 8pm WETA TV 26 and WETA HD.

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Boundary Stones
Celebrate Classical WETA's 10th Anniversary with Our New App!
Classical WETA App
Classical WETA turns 10 years old this week, and to celebrate we're bringing the best in classical music to you in more ways than ever before! Our new Classical WETA app is now available via iTunes, Google Play and In addition to instant live-streaming via your mobile device, the app offers easy access to on-demand audio, broadcast schedules, playlists and additional classical music content.

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Catch Up on Victoria with Our Telly Visions Recaps
Victoria Episode 2 Recap
Victoria's second episode featured heartbreak, intrigue and more! If you missed a minute of the popular new period drama — or just want to talk about everything that happened in the latest episode — Telly Visions has you covered! Stop by our British TV blog for an in-depth recap of "Brocket Hall" and chat about all the latest twists with other fans!

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Now Streaming on WETA
Mercy Street: Balm in Gilead
In case you missed it on WETA, you can still catch many of your favorite programs streaming online! This week, enjoy these programs among many others: WETA Passport LogoThis program is available exclusively to WETA members on WETA Passport! Click here to learn more or activate now.

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